Second Precinct officers report the arrest of a Garden City Park woman for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:20 pm in Levittown.
According to officers, while driving eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike near the intersection of Shelter Lane, Christine Vitrano, 38, of 136 Central Avenue became involved in an auto accident with another vehicle traveling in the same direction.Upon arrival police conducted an investigation and it was determined that Vitrano had operated her vehicle in an intoxicated condition. Also in the car at the time of the accident was her 8 year old son.
The defendant was placed under arrest and the 8 year old was released to a family member at the scene. There were no reported injuries.
Vitrano is charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with child under 16 (Leandra Law), Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. She will be arraigned on Saturday, October 29, 2016 in First District Court in Hempstead.